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Journal of Archaeology, History, and Exploration Volume 2, no.1: 1999 New World Explorers, pt II

Discoveries  in Yucatán and the Gulf Coast

· 4th Voyage of Columbus, 1502
· Valdivia shipwreck, 1511
· Córdoba expedition, 1517
· Grijalva expedition, 1518
· Cortés expedition, 1519-21
· Spanish conquest of Yucatán, 1526-46

Maya sites in Campeche, Yucatán, and Quintana Roo

· Edzná
· Dzibilchaltún
· Mérida Regional Museum
· Chichén Itzá
· Mayapán
· Cobá
· Tulúm

Sources of 16th century explorers in Yucatán
Bernal Diaz, Bishop Landa, et al.

Cotton, Maize, and Chocolate
Plant cultivation in prehistoric Mesoamerica.

Chicxulub crater in Yucatán
compared to radar views from Venus.

The Maya Moon Goddess Ix Chel
Protector of weaving, childbirth, and healing.

Chac, Rain God of the Maya
revealed through ceremony and architecture.

Documentary Articles:

Great Basin Archaeology of the Early to Middle Holocene
by Dennis L. Jenkins, PhD.

Book Reviews:
Mouths of Stone   (reviewed by Virginia Betz)
UndauntedCourage   (reviewed by George Wisner)
Legends of the Plumed Serpent
 (reviewed by Jocelyn Knowles)



[All articles listed above are contained, in their complete form,  in the printed issue.]  
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